Explore exhibitions about religion in the Deep South

See exhibit that highlights spiritual practices from North Carolina to eastern Texas.

WStoday: Religion in the Deep South SECCA exhibition

Come ready to learn about the diverse belief systems in NC.

Photo by SECCA via Arts Council of Winston-Salem & Forsyth County

For the first time, the North Carolina Museum of Art (in Raleigh, hey RALtoday) and the North Carolina Museum of Art, Winston-Salem (formerly SECCA) will bring together a shared exhibit to examine the blending of spiritual practices and innovations in Southern culture.

From “Alpha to Creation: Religion in the Deep South” will reflect racial, political, and economic structures, and rituals that trace as far back as precontact Indigenous societies.

Expect to see photography, sculpture, and video elements that will explore the interconnected spiritual practices in the South.

The exhibit will be on display Friday, Feb. 16 through Sunday, May 26. Admission is free during opening hours. The opening reception will take place at the North Carolina Museum of Art, Winston-Salem (750 Marguerite Dr.) Thursday, Feb. 15 from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m.